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Marian Anderson singer and humanitarian by Andrea Broadwater

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Published by Enslow Publishers in Berkeley Heights, NJ .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993,
  • Contraltos -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • African American singers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Singers,
  • African Americans -- Biography,
  • Women -- Biography

Book details:

About the Edition

A biography of the famous opera singer who overcame prejudices to become the first African American to sing a featured role with the New York Metropolitan Opera Company and who later served as a delegate to the United Nations.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 126), discography (p. 118) and index.

StatementAndrea Broadwater.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
SeriesAfrican-American biographies
LC ClassificationsML3930.A5 B76 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL42860M
ISBN 100766016765
LC Control Number99036258

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A notable aspect of her story, related in Arsenault’s new book and at greater length in Allan Keiler’s “Marian Anderson: A Singer’s Journey,” is that she found real recognition only when. Marian Anderson (February 27, –April 8, ) was an American singer known for her solo performances of lieder, opera, and American vocal range was almost three octaves, from low D to high C, which allowed her to express a broad range of feelings and moods appropriate to the various songs in her repertoire. Marian Anderson, American singer, one of the finest contraltos of her time. Anderson displayed vocal talent as a child, but her family could not afford to pay for formal training. From the age of six, she was tutored in the choir of the Union Baptist Church, where she sang parts written for bass. Marian Anderson book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A biography of the opera and concert singer who, among other achievements, /5(8).

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